WEC and the journey to carbon neutrality
The WEC wants to achieve carbon neutrality. An announcement shed some light on how the organisers intend to achieve their goals.
Le Mans postponed and WEC calendar rejigged
To avoid the first cancellations, the WEC has used the scheduled buffer months in the race calendar and rescheduled two rounds of the season.
Toyota wins rain-hit Six Hours of Shanghai
Toyota Gazoo Racing once again secured victory in the final race of the year in the FIA WEC Super Season 2018/2019, the Six Hours of Shanghai. Despite an excellent showing from Rebellion Racing and SMP Racing, the privateers just didn’t have luck on their side to overcome Toyota’s advantage. The #7 car took its second […]
Free Practice underway at Fuji
After a break of around two months, the FIA WEC is finally back in action at the next round of the season: the 6 Hours of Fuji in Japan. Toyota Gazoo Racing go into their home race as the favourites in LMP1 and were looking to perfect their race strategy in the free practice sessions. […]
Victory for Toyota at the 6 Hours of Silverstone
Update: Toyota was disqualified after the race at Silverstone. The victory went to the second placed rebellion. All information can be found here. Toyota Gazoo Racing put together a perfect weekend at the 6 Hours of Silverstone to take its third victory of the season. After six hours of racing, the #8 TS050 of Buemi/Nakajima/Alonso […]
Provisional 2019/2020 calendar revealed
In the run-up to this weekend’s 6 Hours of Silverstone, the FIA WEC today revealed its provisional calendar for the 2019/2020 season.
Equivalence of technology adjusted ahead of Silverstone
Equivalence of technology was one of the most-discussed issues at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. The system, designed to equalise performance between hybrid and non-hybrid cars was much criticised for giving the works Toyota team (the only cars running a hybrid system in LMP1) a significant perceived advantage at the Circuit de la […]
Le Mans: LMP2 winner G-Drive Racing disqualified
The #26 G-Drive Racing Oreca 07 of Roman Rusinov, Andrea Pizzitola and Jean-Eric-Vergne has been stripped of its Le Mans victory in the LMP2 class due to a fuel-related infraction. In addition, the fellow TDS Racing-run #28 Oreca 07 of Francois Perrodo, Matthieu Vaxiviere and Loic Duval has also been excluded from the classification for […]
Comment: Privateer commitment must be respected
Privateer teams have come out in force for the 2018/2019 Super Season, giving the WEC’s LMP1 class the most full-season entries it has ever seen. Their commitment must be respected if the WEC is to progress as a series. Since the re-birth of the WEC in 2012, the LMP1 category has arguably been the class […]
WEC Super Season ratified by FIA
Next season sees the FIA WEC face arguably the greatest challenge since its re-inception in 2012, with the loss of Porsche from the LMP1 fold leaving only one competing manufacturer in LMP1 and evidently no takers for the 2020 ruleset announced at Le Mans.